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Valhalla Rising

By: Cussler, Clive

Price: $99.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004399

Condition: Fine


This is a Fine First edition of another Dirk Pitt novel from the prolific Clive Cussler. It is signed by Mr. Cussler directly on the title page and it makes a great presentation. In the middle of its maiden voyage, a luxury cruise ship suddenly catches fire and sinks. What caused it? Why didn't the alarms go off? What was its connection to the revolutionary engines that powered the ship? Enter Dirk Pitt, who races to rescue the passengers and investigate the disaster. Bu... View more info

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Spy Hook

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 000934

Condition: Very Good+


From the author of "The Ipcress File" and "Funeral in Berlin" comes another great book by the master of the Spy Novel, this is the first book of Deighton's Hook, Line, and Sinker trilogy in rare proof format. Fine Proof copy published before the First edition. Very slight toning to the rear wraps. Proofs are printed before the First edition in very limited quantities and are always more rare than the First edition. As are most proofs, this book is in Trad... View more info

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Body Artist, The

By: Delillo, Don

Price: $99.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 2001

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 002006

Condition: Fine


From the highly collected Don Delillo comes an amazing new novel. This is the United Kingdom Proof. The Body Artist is a haunting, beautiful and profoundly moving novel from one of the finest writers of our time. This lovely little book is in Fine condition. Many of Mr. Delillo's works, such as Great Jones Street, have been published in very small printings and are rare in their own right. Mr. Delillo is truly one of our most brilliant authors and this large book is simp... View more info

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Body Artist, The

By: Delillo, Don

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2001

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 001595


From the highly collected Don Delillo comes an amazing novel. This is the American proof that was published by Scribner in 2001. The Body Artist is a haunting, beautiful and profoundly moving novel from one of the finest writers of our time. This lovely little book (125 pages) is in Very Fine condition. This is the rare offering because the proof was reportedly published in a very small printing and is highly sought by collectors. Many of Mr. Delillo's works, such as Gre... View more info

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Underworld - UK Proof

By: Delillo, Don

Price: $99.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 1997

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 000940

Condition: Near Fine


This is the UK Proof. From the author of Great Jones Street and The Body Artist comes a truly monumental work of modern literature. Underworld has been described as Don Delillo's greatest and most powerful work of fiction. This Proof is in near Fine condition and shows no creases to the spine and no rips or tears. It is clean and tight. This is a large work of 827 pages. Mr. Delillo is the author of eleven novels and he has won the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkne... View more info

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Underworld - UK First Edition

By: Delillo, Don

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000343

Condition: Fine


From the author of Great Jones Street and The Body Artist comes a truly monumental work of modern literature. Underworld has been described as Don Delillo's greatest and most powerful work of fiction. The British firsts of this novel were published in much smaller quantities than the American First and thus are more difficult items to find. This First British Edition is in Fine condition as is its dust wrapper. The dustjacket is covered in a thick Mylar book protector. T... View more info

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Underworld - US Proof

By: Delillo, Don

Price: $99.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1997

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 000157

Condition: Very Good+


From the author of "Great Jones Street" and "The Body Artist" comes a truly monumental work of modern literature. Underworld has been described as Don Delillo's greatest and most powerful work of fiction. The Proof is in Very Good Plus to Near Fine condition and shows only a few creases to the spine showing that someone read the beginning of the proof. The book is protected by a clear mylar bookcovering. Otherwise it is clean and tight. This is a large wo... View more info

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Eagle's Mile, The

By: Dickey, James

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Hanover NH, Wesleyan Poetry: 1990

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 001303

Condition: Near Fine


This offering from James Dickey, the author of 'Deliverance' is the first paperback edition after the hardcover first. It is in trade paperback format and is a small quarto. The book contains many examples of Dickey's poetry. Dickey is primarily a poet and if you have only read his novel you are missing much of the power and lyricism of his writing. This book is in very near-fine conditon and is a fairly scarce offering. There is some very minor turning of the front wrap... View more info

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Enemy From Eden, The

By: Dickey, James

Price: $175.00

Publisher: California, Lord John Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005431

Condition: As New


The Enemy from Eden is written by James Dickey and Illustrated by Ron Sauter. Dickey is one of our most prolific Poets but is probably best known for his novel 'Deliverance'. This volume is written in prose but in very Poetic form. It is comprised of a series of vignettes that are beautifully illustrated. It is bound in a lovely colored pattern that is reminiscent of Marbled Antique endpapers. The title and author are printed in gilt on the front board. This First editio... View more info

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Joe Dimaggio Albums, The

By: Dimaggio, Joe

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004820

Condition: Fine


Here is a really impressive First Edition set for the lover of beautiful books, the lover of baseball, or just the lover of Joltin' Joe DiMaggio! These two folio sized volumes contain hundreds of articles, photographs and just about anything else that you can imagine pertaining to the Fantastic career and life of Joe DiMaggio. From newspaper articles from the time, to many photos covering all stages of his career, these books cover it all. Both volumes are in very fine c... View more info

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Billy Bathgate - Proof

By: Doctorow, E. L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1989

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 001554

Condition: Fine


Published in 1989 and developed into a major motion picture this novel has a timeless quality in its themes and beauty. This uncorrected proof is in fine condition in bright yellow wraps. The proof shows very light shelfwear on the bottom edge. "Billy Bathgate" has been referred to as an urban Tom Sawyer. We are happy to send pictures on request. View more info

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Billy Bathgate

By: Doctorow, E. L.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001400

Condition: Very Good


Here we have E.L. Doctorow`s Billy Bathgate in the First Edition and First printing. Published in 1989 and developed into a major motion picture this novel has a timeless quality in its themes and beauty. This volume has a very light ownership stamp on the top right corner of the front endpaper. It is by no means prominent. There is also a single crease to the spine. Having said that, the book is in wonderful shape. The dust jacket is near fine with only very slight wear... View more info

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Supermen - Tales of the Posthuman Future

By: Dozois, Gardner ED.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martins Griffin: 2002

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 001868

Condition: Fine


This beautiful proof is a Science-fiction anthology highlighting mind-expanding stories of the future of the human form. Many fine authors including Poul Anderson, Roger Zelazny, Robert Silverberg and many more. Twenty six fine stories. Fine Proof copy published before the First edition. Proofs are printed before the First edition in very limited quantities and are always more rare than the First edition.The book is edited by Gardner Dozois who has also been editing 'The... View more info

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Deep in the Shade of Paradise

By: Dufresne

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York, Norton: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 001870

Condition: Near Fine


John Dufresne is an extraordinary and lyrical storyteller who has been compared to John Irving and William Faulkner. Here he reinvents 'A Midsummer Nights Dream' in the lush bayou's of Louisiana, The same geographical area as James Lee Burke writes about. It makes for very interesting characters. An Advance reading copy is published before the first edition in very small quantities and is therefore more scarce than the first edition. There is a precinct deep in the Louis... View more info

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Bookman's Wake

By: Dunning, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 001454

Condition: Very Good+


Here is the Advance Reading Copy of the bestselling "Bookman's Wake". It was published pre First edition.The Bookman's Wake is another bibliomystery and the sequel to Booked to Die. Denver rare bookman Cliff Janeway is back! This book is in excellent condition and it has never been read. This is also a great book to read. Collectors will actually learn something about the rare book business while reading about the adventures of Cliff Janeway in Mr. Dunning's book... View more info

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Two O'Clock Eastern Wartime

By: Dunning, John

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001392

Condition: Fine


John Dunning's Two O'clock Eastern Wartime is an exciting departure from his highly acclaimed bibliomysteries. This beautiful book is in fine condition. The dust jacket is also perfect and it is not price-clipped. Mr. Dunning has signed the book directly on the title page and it is a fine signature. From the author of Booked To Die and The Bookman's Wake comes a riveting new thriller that takes us back to the summer of 1942, when radio was in its prime and when daylight ... View more info

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Two O'Clock Eastern Wartime - ring

By: Dunning, John

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001309

Condition: Fine


John Dunning's latest book is an exciting departure from his highly acclaimed bibliomysteries. This beautiful book is in fine condition. The dust jacket is also fine. This is the "Fingerprint Edition". There were 2500 Fingerprint copies printed. Each copy has one of Mr. Dunning's fingerprints in it on a special page that basically, but with humor, explains these books. This copy has Dunning's ring fingerprint, which is said to have been 20% of the total printing... View more info

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Booked to Die

By: Dunning, John

Price: $49.00

Publisher: London, Allison and Busby: 1993

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002715

Condition: Fine


First UK paperback edition signed by the author. There is a turned corner on front panel to the lower right. Otherwise it is beautiful. This is a Fine copy of this most interesting bibliomystery. Anyone who is a book collecter or who aspires to be one will truly enjoy this book. Dunning has a great way of writing and explaining much about the pursuit of rare books while giving us a suspensefull mystery to enjoy along with the information about being a book scout. The boo... View more info

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Bookman's Wake

By: Dunning, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1995

Edition: 1st/2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001630

Condition: Near Fine


The Bookman's Wake is another bibliomystery and the sequel to Booked to Die. Denver rare bookman Cliff Janeway is back. This book is in near Fine condition with a bump to the lower right corner of the front board. The dust jacket is also near fine and only shows slight shelf-wear. It is not price-clipped. Mr. Dunning has inscribed this volume directly on the title page. It reads 'Best to You, Mike' and it is then signed. Collectors will actually learn something about the... View more info

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Two O'Clock Eastern Wartime - arc

By: Dunning, John

Price: $89.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001311

Condition: Fine


John Dunning's latest book is an exciting departure from his highly acclaimed bibliomysteries. This Arc is in fine condition and is inscribed by the author "For Judith, Best Wishes" and then signed. From the author of Booked To Die and The Bookman's Wake come a riveting new thriller that takes us back to the summer of 1942, when radio was in its prime and when daylight savings time gave way to "wartime". It tells the story of an intense group of radio a... View more info